Growing move to online platform

Apr 26th, 2019|Tags: |

Growing move to online platform Big data has become a critical toolkit for transporters and transport customers alike, says Nick Hoffman, COO of Linebooker, an independent online transport services business. "Large amounts of data - from vehicle tracking and fleet management to inventory control - are continually being analysed to improve operational capabilities. This helps to identify supply and demand patterns, reduce wasteful expenditure and optimise processes that positively contribute to the bottom line." He believes the future freight economy is a [...]

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

Apr 15th, 2019|Tags: |

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane Nick Hoffman, chief operating officer at Linebooker, an online transport services company, believes that in the coming decade, the South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs. “We are only at the beginning of a cycle of digitalisation that will transform nearly every aspect of freight and logistics as we know it.” Every day, around 2 million tonnes of goods are [...]

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

Apr 12th, 2019|Tags: |

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane In the coming decade, the South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs. “We are only at the beginning of a cycle of digitalisation that will transform nearly every aspect of freight and logistics as we know it,” says Nick Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer at Linebooker, an online transport services company. Every day, around 2-million tonnes of goods are on [...]

Transparency – Supply Chain Today

Nov 28th, 2018|Tags: |

Transparency - Supply Chain Today African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has acquired online transport management business Linebooker from Oceans Group (Pty) Limited. The investment being made by GemCap will provide a springboard to expand and grow the existing business and its digital solutions within the freight and logistics sector. Linebooker, through its interactive mobile-friendly bidding platform provides customers with instant access to multiple pre-approved transport companies. This not only ensures the best price of the day, but also alleviates vehicle [...]

ARC Subsidiary, GemCap Invests in Future Growth of Transport Disruptor, Linebooker

Oct 2nd, 2018|

ARC Subsidiary, GEMCAP Invests in Future Growth of Transport Disruptor, Linebooker Cape Town, 29 August 2018: African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has announced that it has acquired online transport management business, Linebooker from Oceana Group (Pty) Limited. The investment being made by GemCap will provide a springboard to expand and grow the existing business and its digital solutions within the freight and logistics sector.Linebooker, through its interactive mobile friendly bidding platform provides customers with instant access to multiple pre-approved transport companies. This [...]

Moving Goods to Another City: There’s an App for That

Nov 27th, 2017|Tags: |

Moving Goods to Another City: There's an App for That Cape Town – Nick Hoffman describes himself as an "intrapreneur" who is passionate about the transport business. He is co-founder and general manager of Linebooker, an online bidding platform for road freight and logistics. An intrapreneur is a manager within a company who promotes innovative product development and marketing. Hoffman said they saw a gap in the transportation of goods where a truck, for example, would take a load to George and drive [...]